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Matthew Wilks

Matthew Wilks

Male 1816 - 1899  (83 years)

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  • Name Matthew Wilks 
    Born 1816  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18151502 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gentleman 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Protestant Church of England 
    Gift 1885  Trinity Anglican Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The interior of the church was altered in 1885-1886 and the Norman Tower was added during the same time frame through the generosity of Matthew Wilks
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-147310 
    Died 20 Jun 1899  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Saint James Episcopal Churchyard, Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I147310  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Family Elizabeth Astor Langdon,   b. 1818, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1896, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Eliza Wilks,   b. 1843, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Matthew Astor Wilks,   b. 3 Mar 1844, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1926, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Charles Wilks,   b. 1845, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Alice Eugenia Wilks,   b. 1 Jan 1849, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1916, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Annette Wilks,   b. 1851, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Katherine Langdon Wilks,   b. 30 Aug 1854, Shanlin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1948, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     7. Eugene Langdon "Langdon" Wilks,   b. 9 Dec 1855, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1934, Tours, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F36834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mathew Wilks and daughter Katherine Langdon Wilks
    Mathew Wilks and daughter Katherine Langdon Wilks

  • Sources 
    1. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 38.

    2. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 26197 (1899), Mathew Wilks.
      Mathew Wilks, d. 20 Jun 1899 North Dumfries, aged 84 years, b. England, res. Cruickston Park, cause: infirmities of age

    3. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 4.

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, Matthew Wilks (1816 - 1899) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18151502.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1816 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Protestant Church of England - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGift - 1885 - Trinity Anglican Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jun 1899 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint James Episcopal Churchyard, Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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